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WIFTI at Cannes 2024!

WIFTI at Cannes 2024!

This year at the 2024 Cannes International Film Festival, Women in Film and Television Ireland (WFT) in association with Women in Film and Television International (WIFTI) hosted a networking reception at the Irish Pavilion to celebrate the WIFTI presidency of Dr....

Highlight your Guild and Union Memberships on IMDB Pro!

Highlight your Guild and Union Memberships on IMDB Pro!

Showcase your entertainment industry experience when you update your Professional Affiliations (guilds, unions, associations) on IMDbPro today. As a member of WIFTI, you are eligible to receive a 30% discount off an IMDbPro Premium subscription, which offers full...

WIFTI Presidents: Take The Survey!

WIFTI Presidents: Take The Survey!

If you are the President of an active WIFT International Chapter or Affiliate Organisation please get in touch with us and fill out an important survey! Dr. Susan Liddy, WIFTI President and WFT Ireland Chair shares: “Today, with the support of WIF LA we are embarking...

The Equality Tool for Audiovisual Industry launched in Finland

The Equality Tool for Audiovisual Industry launched in Finland

The Equality Tool, developed by WIFT Finland, was ceremoniously launched on May 31st 2024! The development of the automation-based reporting tool has been a long and thorough process, but it is all the more important for the advancement and monitoring of the...

Save The Dates: WIFT Germany Events in Munich and Cologne

Save The Dates: WIFT Germany Events in Munich and Cologne

Networking event at the Munich Film FestivalSeidlvilla, Munich | June 30 2024 | 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.  WIFT Germany is looking forward to a panel and the exchange at the Munich Film Festival! The event is free for WIFT Germany and WIFTI members, all non-members can...

WIFT Greece Hosts Masterclass On Audition Techniques

WIFT Greece Hosts Masterclass On Audition Techniques

WIFT Greece hosted a Masterclass on Audition Techniques for TV and Film with Nancy Bishop, award-winning casting director and author of "Auditioning for Film and TV." This offered an educational two-day Masterclass and marketing seminar for actors applying for roles...

NYWIFT 2024 FinanceHER Institute

NYWIFT 2024 FinanceHER Institute

Join NYWIFT for the 2024 FinanceHER Institute at Film at Lincoln Center, a one-day conference to refine your business strategies. Gain fresh insights from some of today’s leading experts in the industry and position your projects for optimum success. Hear from...

Call for Entries 2024 – 38. BraunschweigIFF

Call for Entries 2024 – 38. BraunschweigIFF

WIFT Germany Members' Braunschweig International Film Festival is open for submissions! Current films can now be submitted for the 38th Braunschweig International Film Festival, which will take place from November 11th until 17th 2024. The BIFF is dedicated to...

Claim your IMDB Pro Page and WIFTI Member Discount

Claim your IMDB Pro Page and WIFTI Member Discount

As a member of Women in Film and Television International, members of WIFTI Chapters are eligible to receive a 30% discount off an IMDbPro Premium Subscription, which offers full access to the most powerful features for entertainment professionals to showcase...

WIFTM Italia Elects New Board of Directors

WIFTM Italia Elects New Board of Directors

On 12 March 2024, Women in Film, Television & Media Italia elected the new Board of Directors! Among them, WIFTI Vice President Domizia de Rosa was re-elected as President. Domizia shares her intentions and goals for the next term on the WIFTMI Board: “In this new...

Reflecting on the 2024 Global Forum for Women

Reflecting on the 2024 Global Forum for Women

Last month at the Berlinale, Power To Transform held the 2024 Edition of the Global Forum For Women. The conference featured panels and workshops attended by women film organisations from around the world. Barbara Rohm, Yvonne de Andrés and the Power to Transform!...

30% Discount on IMDb Pro for WIFT International Members

30% Discount on IMDb Pro for WIFT International Members

WIFT International is delighted to partner with the IMDb Pro Affiliate Programme. This means that all WIFT International members receive a 30% discount on IMDb Pro and their amazing tools for finding industry contacts, in-development information, industry lists, and...

WIFT Finland announces new Executive Director

WIFT Finland announces new Executive Director

WIFT Finland announced that Reetta Ranta (MA) started in mid-January as the new Executive Director of the chapter. Reetta Ranta is a storyteller, executive coach, and media entrepreneur. Reetta has worked in various leadership roles over 25 years in media with several...

NYWIFT/BAM Science in Motion Screening Series

NYWIFT/BAM Science in Motion Screening Series

In a new partnership, New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) and BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) are thrilled to present a collection of groundbreaking contemporary films that delve into science and technology in the modern world. These urgent documentaries...

WIFTI Announces New Board Of Directors

WIFTI Announces New Board Of Directors

To herald in the new year, WIFTI is delighted to welcome the new Board of Directors! These accomplished professionals bring a wealth of experience, diversity, and passion to further the mission of empowering and championing women in the film and television industry....

HerArts Film Lab Accepting Submissions Now

HerArts Film Lab Accepting Submissions Now

HerArts Film Lab, an international script development lab for women and non-binary filmmakers, is accepting submissions for its Spring 2024 edition. It will run from April 29, 2024 to May 5, 2024 in Paestum, in the southern Italian region of Campania. The lab is...

Power to Transform’s Global Forum for Women

Power to Transform’s Global Forum for Women

Power To Transform announced that the Global Forum for Women will once again take place during the Berlinale 2024! Power To Transform Chairwomen Barbara Rohm & Yvonne de Andrés share: “We have fond memories of the last forum, in which 59 organisations from 29...

Women in Film Botswana attends Scriptwriting Workshop

Women in Film Botswana attends Scriptwriting Workshop

The founders of Women in Film Guild Botswana, Serena Serene Mmifinyana and Nikita Neo Mokgware are currently attending a screenwriting program by The Institute of Creative Arts for Progress in Africa (ICAPA) Trust in Lagos, Nigeria. The workshop is a training program...

Watch the 2023 WIFTI Panels

Watch the 2023 WIFTI Panels

WIFTI organised the 2023 Summit in cooperation and by the invitation of WIFT Finland and WIFT Sweden with WIFT Finland in charge of the event production. The WIFTI Helsinki Summit 2023 was supported by Nordisk Film & TV Fond, the Finnish Film Foundation,...

Promoting Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Screen Sector

Promoting Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Screen Sector

After the WIFTI Summit in Helsinki, Women in Film and Television International welcomes Dr. Susan Liddy as its new President and Chair of WFT Ireland. During the event, Dr. Liddy took the stage to the stage to share an important message that reflects WIFTI's mission...

Welcome to the WIFTI Summit 2023!

Welcome to the WIFTI Summit 2023!

Welcome to the WIFTI Summit 2023!  We look forward to a weekend of creative exchange, WIF LA's 50-year anniversary celebration, and the awarding of the WIFTI Peace Prize. Check out our program below. The events on Saturday and Sunday will be live-streamed on the WIFTI...

WIFTI x Cannes

WIFTI x Cannes

WIFTI x Cannes 2023We are delighted to meet our global community at Cannes Film Festival 2023!  Also, come along to Collectif 50/50's events!  

WIFTI Summit 2023 – Early Bird Registrations

WIFTI Summit 2023 – Early Bird Registrations

WIFTI Summit 2023 - Early Bird RegistrationsThe WIFTI Summit is a bi-annual event dedicated to our inspiring global community. This year, we are making our way to beautiful Finland and meet at Hanaholmen just outside Helsinki. For two days, we will be discussing...

March 8 Short Film Showcase

March 8 Short Film Showcase

Enjoy the longest March 8 with WIFTI! International Women's Day is our annual reminder to renew and reinforce our fight for intersectional justice. We stand with everyone who faces discrimination caused by capitalist patriarchy and use our voices to shape public...

WIFT International on various events in Berlin

WIFT International on various events in Berlin

WIFTI x Berlinale 2023For the upcoming Berlin International Film Festival and European Film Market 2023, WIFTI will be hosting, co-hosting and supporting several events. After three years of not meeting in-person in Berlin, we are looking forward to reconnecting with...

WIFTI Summit 2023 – Save The Date

WIFTI Summit 2023 – Save The Date

WIFTI Summit 2023 - Save The Date  "WIFTI Helsinki Summit 2023 - Facing the Future" takes place in Hanasaari cultural center and conference hotel in the inner city archipelago of Helsinki.   It is a two-day event bringing together Wiftians from all over the world,...

Watch the WIFTI Worldwide Pitch

Watch the WIFTI Worldwide Pitch

Watch the WIFTI Worldwide Pitch On December 12, 2022 we are hosting the WIFTI Worldwide Pitch event for the first time. Every member of any WIFT chapter is invited to join online and watch our sisters that will present their projects to the jury. Find the public...

Submissions for March 8 Short Film Showcase

Submissions for March 8 Short Film Showcase

Submissions open for March 8 Short Film Showcase     To celebrate International Women's Day on March 8, 2023 we will host our annual, 48h-long March 8 Short Film Showcase!     Every WIFT Chapter is invited to contribute with one short film of max. 8 minutes to be part...

Art of Sustainability – A Global Reflection

Art of Sustainability – A Global Reflection

Join us for the first webinar of our series "Art of Sustainability"As part of WIFTI's new series 'Art of Sustainability - A Global Reflection', WIFTI President Helene Granqvist will be in conversation with Prem Gill, CEO of Creative BC, Canada and independent producer...

WIFT International announces new President

WIFT International announces new President

WIFTI announces new presidentOn Thursday 17 November Women in Film and Television International (WIFTI) announced the election of a new President following a meeting of the Board of Directors. Chair of WFT Ireland, Dr. Susan Liddy, will step into the role that has...

WIFTI Worldwide Webinars and We Are Warming Up

WIFTI Worldwide Webinars and We Are Warming Up

WIFTI Worldwide Webinars in collaboration with We Are Warming Up We are stoked about this collaboration between our WIFTI Worldwide webinars and Warming Up Storylab to continue our focus on climate change and the film world. "It's an exciting opportunity for our...

Series of Workshops in Collaboration with Netflix

Series of Workshops in Collaboration with Netflix

Autumn Programme of WIFTI Worldwide Webinars in collaboration with Netflix  We are excited about a new collaboration with Netflix’s Fund for Creative Equity which gives us the opportunity to run a series of industry workshops this autumn. The workshops will...

New Board elected

New Board elected

New WIFTI Board elected on August 22  We are delighted to introduce the new WIFTI Board to you, which was elected at the General Assembly on August 22. For the first time in WIFTI history, we are represented on all six continents, a big moment for our network!...

WIFTI Summit 2022

WIFTI Summit 2022

THRIVE at WIFTI Summit 2022Celebrating the Women in Film & Television International’s 25 year anniversary, the 2022 WIFTI Summit will take place as an online event happening from Lagos/Nigeria on August 30th and 31st, 2022. This year’s WIFTI summit is the first...